LOCAL

Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort Named First-Ever Hall Of Fame Inductee At CHTA Chief Awards

At the CHTA Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF), held June 21-23, 2019 in Miami, FL, owner/CEO of Bucuti & Tara received the Hall of Fame Award for Best Practice for Environmental Sustainability.

The Aruba Tourism Authority honor loyal visitors on the island

This lovely couple stated that they love the island very much, especially for its year-round sunny weather, nice sandy beaches, delicious variety of foods, safety, and Aruba’s warm and friendly people.

Fruit Loose Fresh fruits make a tropical holiday’s picture complete

Aruba grows her own fruits and veggies and there are some pretty out-of-space local species you may never had heard of, but really healthy and delicious.

U.S. NEWS

House looks set to pass emergency funding bill for migrants

Democratic leaders appeared confident that they had quelled a mini-revolt by progressives and Hispanic lawmakers who sought significant changes to the legislation.

Port Authority seeking fare, toll hikes across New York area

The increases are needed to keep up with inflation and bring fares and tolls in line with other transportation agencies, the Port Authority said Tuesday.

A top Maine Democrat announces bid to unseat Sen. Collins

Rep. Sara Gideon, of Freeport, who has been the speaker for the past two terms, has already made access to abortion a central focus of her campaign.

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WORLD NEWS

Top Austrian court says Ukrainian oligarch can be sent to US

Judges upheld a lower Vienna court's ruling that Dymitro Firtash, who was arrested in Austria in 2014 and then freed on bail, can be sent to the U.S.

Turkey’s leader vows to heed ‘messages’ of Istanbul election

Sunday's results came as a rare electoral defeat for Erdogan and broke the Islamic-leaning ruling party's decades-old grip on Turkey's most important city.

Boris Johnson fails to answer questions on private quarrel

Johnson, who is running to be the next leader for both the Conservative Party and the nation, has refused to address personal questions despite an ongoing clamor to face public scrutiny after a reported quarrel with his girlfriend last week prompted a police visit.

COLUMNS

Island Insight Episodio XXIV: Dutch Aruban after 1650 

A free for all,our island seas, the Caribbean and world oceans has become pretty much a pirates playground for whomever was in search of adventures.

Today’s Catch: Fishing in June

With temperatures averaging out around 90°, and some of the most colorful scenery in the entire Atlantic, this tropical paradise has got enough going for it on looks alone.

Island Insight Episode XXIII: The Aruban way of life since 1678 

Next to nothing has been published about the origin of Papiamento, but it is assumed that this mixed language originated with the arrival of the Castilians, mainly because of the broken Spanish natives from Aruba where combined with their own.